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Elan, International Folkdance Theatre
Silbey, Serge A (Cinematographer)
Elan, International Folkdance Theatre (Company)

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1966
Table of Contents
CONTENTS: Oral introductions for some of dances. Reel 1 (approx. 21 min.): Unidentified ensemble dance, including masked figure. -- "Come out my dove." Male-female duet. -- Keshoshana. Israeli wedding celebration. -- Reel 2 (approx. 22 min.): Ladarke. Croatian midsummer's day festival. -- Unidentified ensemble dance. -- Georgian dance. -- Soleares. -- Hungarian women's dance. -- Reel 3 (approx. 13 min.): Hoedown, Appalachian Mountains. -- Polyanka, Ural Mountains, Russia.
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 3221
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-3577 (former)
Soleá (Dance)
Folk dancing -- Israel
Folk dancing -- Croatia
Folk dancing -- Georgia (Republic)
Folk dancing -- Spain
Folk dancing -- Hungary
Folk dancing -- Appalachian Mountains
Folk dancing -- Soviet Union
two-dimensional moving image
Edited footage filmed in performance by Serge A. Silbey at McMillin Theater, Columbia University, New York, on May 22, 1966.
Artistic direction: Mutty Ehrlich. Costumes: Sandee Berry, Vicki Rovere, and Shelley Sigona.
Performed by Elan, International Folkdance Theatre. Company members identified orally at end of cassette 3.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a donation from Lynn Garafola.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 streaming video files (NTSC) (56 min.) : sd., b&w.
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPY936024532-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12174779
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4cfb5e0-7449-0134-75f5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1966: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elan, International Folkdance Theatre" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1966.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Elan, International Folkdance Theatre" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019.

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1966). Elan, International Folkdance Theatre Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Elan, International Folkdance Theatre